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University of Phoenix-Des Moines Campus

University of Phoenix-Des Moines Campus is college with 46 students located in West Des Moines, IA.

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The University of Phoenix Des Moines Campus in West Des Moines, Iowa offers on-campus and online degree programs. A variety of bachelor's and master's degree programs are available. Online associate's degrees also are offered through University of Phoenix.

These programs enable busy working adults to earn their college degrees without putting their lives on hold. Additionally, programs are designed to provide current information and help students develop critical-thinking, communication and problem-solving skills--all which are important in today's world. As part of the largest private university in North America, the Des Moines Campus of University of Phoenix in West Des Moines, Iowa offers degree programs in a variety of fields. Whether you complete a program online or on-campus at University of Phoenix in Iowa, you will experience the best of practical and theoretical knowledge in our degree programs.

In an online program, you'll complete courses through electronic forums. You log on and participate with your class at times and places you choose. Participate three to five days each week, depending upon your degree program.

Whether you are interested in criminal justice, psychology, accounting or security, you can find the degree program that is right for you through the Des Moines Campus. Best of all, you can enroll anytime and graduate even sooner than you may think.

Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 46
Gender 39% Male / 61% Female
Geography 2% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 60% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
White 46%
International 2%
Hispanic/Latino 5%
Ethnicity Unknown 39%
Black or African American 6%
Asian 1%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries



Majors Offered


A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Job Opportunities:

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Sales Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Administrative Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
Industrial Production Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.
Construction Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Cost Estimators
Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
Management Analysts
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Administration & Faculty

President William Pepicello, PhD
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Student : Faculty Ratio 3 : 1






Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $17,551 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $17,551
$75K-$110K $23,434

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $9,480, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $9,960 Same as On-Campus
Fees $760 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $6,230
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $10,720 $16,950

Students Receiving Aid

60% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 80% $6,193
Federal Scholarships/Grants 60% $5,717
Institutional Grants 20% $500
Other Federal Grants 20% $500
Pell Grants 60% $5,550
Student Loans 80% $6,193

Financial Aid Websites

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Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

60% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.



#91 America's Top Colleges


#660 Starting Median Salary Rankings

Social Mobility Index

#367 Social Mobility Index

The Princeton Review

#4 Colleges: Lots of Greek Life
#7 Colleges: Best College Radio Station
#14 Colleges: Party Schools
#14 Colleges: Lots of Hard Liquor
#16 Colleges: College City Gets Low Marks
#19 Colleges: Most Popular Study Abroad Program
N/A Best Colleges (Midwestern)
N/A Colleges: Best Value Colleges for 2014 - Private

Washington Monthly

#12 Liberal Arts Colleges - Federal Work-Study Funds Spent on Service Rank
#36 Liberal Arts Colleges - Peace Corps Rank
#90 Liberal Arts Colleges - Graduation Rate Rank
#94 Liberal Arts Colleges - ROTC Rank
#98 Liberal Arts Colleges - Research Expenditures Rank
#108 Liberal Arts Colleges - Bachelor's to PhD Rank
#118 Liberal Arts Colleges - Overall Rank
#125 Liberal Arts Colleges - Community Service Participation Rank
#125 Liberal Arts Colleges - Service Staff, Courses, and Financial Aid Rank
#200 Master's Universities - ROTC Rank
#243 Master's Universities - Federal Work-Study Funds Spent on Service Rank
#310 Master's Universities - Service Staff, Courses, and Financial Aid Rank
#312 Master's Universities - Community Service Participation Rank
#325 Master's Universities - Bachelor's to PhD Rank
#346 Best Bang for Buck Colleges - Overall Rank
#346 Master's Universities - Research Expenditures Rank
#497 Master's Universities - Graduation Rate Rank
#500 Master's Universities - Peace Corps Rank
#603 Master's Universities - Overall Rank
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